|John Richter Jones papers, 1854-1863 - Jones, John Richter, 1803-1863|
Primarily letters Jones wrote to his wife and daughter before and during the Civil War. The letters discuss various aspects of civilian life in Pennsylvania, as well as some details of the military activities in which Jones was engaged. Events referred to include the first confrontation between the Merrimac and the Monitor; Magruder's burning of Hampton, Va.; the occupation of Norfolk, Va.; and Union operations on the James River peninsula...
Keywords: Jones, John Richter, 1803-1863; United States. Army. Pennsylvania Volunteers, 58th; United States. Army; United States. Army; United States. Army; Lawyers -- Pennsylvania History 19th century; North Carolina -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; Pennsylvania -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Military life; Virginia -- History Civil War, 1861-1865